Cult of Gracie

Valiant Gnostic Of Sexuality

July 24, 2013
by Gracie
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Call For Papers: Special Issue on Sex Trafficking in Sociological Perspectives

The following is a call for papers (links added by yours truly). Dear Colleagues, We (Barb Brents, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Kari Lerum, University of Washington, Bothell) are guest editors for a special cluster (half issue) of Sociological … Continue reading

May 11, 2013
by Gracie
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“Objectively So Rare” & Rare Objectivity

There’s been quite a lot of coverage surrounding the release of the young women, Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus, abducted and held in Cleveland. Some of it has been excellent ~ most notably that on The Rachel Maddow … Continue reading

March 13, 2013
by Gracie
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No Real Wedding Rings, Just Burning Rings Of Fire: The Jerry Enriquez & Wilfried Knight Suicides

By now you’ve likely heard that gay porn star, and 2010 GayVN Performer of the Year, Wilfried Knight has killed himself, just a matter of days after his husband, Jerry Enriquez, had committed suicide. While suicide ought never to be … Continue reading

June 7, 2012
by Gracie
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Definitions & Distinctions In Sex Work, Trafficking, And Sex Worker Activism

There’s a public blog which is a companion to the Survivors Connect Network, “a private online meeting place for survivors of prostitution and sex trafficking”; the bog is where I found an interesting post by Stella Marr, a former prostitute … Continue reading